1934-present: Wikipedia

YearMovieComposer
2019JokerHildur Guðnadóttir
2018Black PantherLudwig Göransson
2017The Shape of WaterAlexandre Desplat
2016La La LandJustin Hurwitz
2015The Hateful EightEnnio Morricone
2014The Grand Budapest HotelAlexandre Desplat
2013GravitySteven Price
2012Life of PiMychael Danna
2011The ArtistLudovic Bource
2010The Social NetworkTrent Reznor / Atticus Ross
2009UpMichael Giacchino
2008Slumdog MillionaireA.R. Rahman
2007AtonementDario Marianelli
2006BabelGustavo Santaolalla
2005Brokeback MountainGustavo Santaolalla
2004Finding NeverlandJan A.P. Kaczmarek
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingHoward Shore
2002FridaElliot Goldenthal
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RIngHoward Shore
2000Crouching Tiger, Hidden DragonTan Dun
1999The Red ViolinJohn Corigliano
1998 – DramaticLife Is BeautifulNicola Piovani
1998 – Musical/ComedyShakespeare in LoveStephen Warbeck
1997 – DramaticTitanicJames Horner
1997 – Musical/ComedyThe Full MontyAnne Dudley
1996 – DramaticThe English PatientGabriel Yared
1996 – Musical/ComedyEmmaRachel Portman
1995 – DramaticIl Postino: The PostmanLuis Bacalov
1995 – Musical/ComedyPocahontasAlan Menken
1994The Lion KingHans Zimmer
1993Schindler’s ListJohn Williams
1992AladdinAlan Menken
1991Beauty and the BeastAlan Menken
1990Dances with WolvesJohn Barry
1989The Little MermaidAlan Menken
1988The Milagro Beanfield WarDave Grusin
1987The Last EmperorRyuichi Sakamoto / David Byrne / Cong Su
1986Round MidnightHerbie Hancock
1985Out of AfricaJohn Barry
1984 – ScoreA Passage to IndiaMaurice Jarre
1984 – Song ScorePurple RainPrince
1983 – ScoreThe Right StuffBill Conti
1983 – Song ScoreYentlMichel Legrand / Alan Bergman / Marilyn Bergman
1982 – ScoreE.T. the Extra-TerrestrialJohn Williams
1982 – Song ScoreVictor VictoriaHenry Mancini / Leslie Bricusse
1981Chariots of FireVangelis
1980FameMichael Gore
1979 – ScoreA Little RomanceGeorges Delerue
1979 – Adaptation All That JazzRalph Burns
1978 – ScoreMidnight ExpressGiorgio Moroder
1978 – Adaptation The Buddy Holly StoryJoe Renzetti
1977 – ScoreStar WarsJohn Williams
1977 – Adaptation A Little Night MusicJonathan Tunick
1976 – ScoreThe OmenJerry Goldsmith
1976 – Adaptation Bound for GloryLeonard Rosenman
1975 – DramaticJawsJohn Williams
1975 – AdaptationBarry LyndonLeonard Rosenman
1974 – DramaticThe Godfather Part IINino Rota / Carmine Coppola
1974 – AdaptationThe Great GatsbyNelson Riddle
1973 – DramaticThe Way We WereMarvin Hamlisch
1973 – AdaptationThe StingMarvin Hamlisch
1972 – DramaticLimelightCharlie Chaplin / Ray Rasch / Larry Russell
1972 – AdaptationCabaretRalph Burns
1971 – DramaticSummer of ’42Michel Legrand
1971 – AdaptationFiddler on the RoofJohn Williams
1970 – ScoreLove StoryFrancis Lai
1970 – Song ScoreLet It BeThe Beatles
1969 – ScoreButch Cassidy and the Sundance KidBurt Bacharach
1969 – Musical / AdaptationHello, Dolly!Lennie Hayton / Lionel Newman
1968 – ScoreThe Lion in WinterJohn Barry
1968 – Musical / AdaptationOliver!Johnny Green
1967 – ScoreThoroughly Modern MillieElmer Bernstein
1967 – Musical / AdaptationCamelotAlfred Newman / Ken Darby
1966 – ScoreBorn FreeJohn Barry
1966 – Musical / AdaptationA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumKen Thorne
1965 – ScoreDoctor ZhivagoMaurice Jarre
1965 – Musical / AdaptationThe Sound of MusicIrwin Kostal
1964 – ScoreMary PoppinsRichard M. Sherman / Robert B. Sherman
1964 – Musical / AdaptationMy Fair LadyAndré Previn
1963 – ScoreTom JonesJohn Addison
1963 – Musical / AdaptationIrma la DouceAndré Previn
1962 – ScoreLawrence of ArabiaMaurice Jarre
1962 – Musical / AdaptationThe Music ManRay Heindorf
1961 – Dramatic / ComedyBreakfast at Tiffany’sHenry Mancini
1961 – MusicalWest Side StorySaul Chaplin / Johnny Green / Sid Ramin / Irwin Kostal
1960 – Dramatic / ComedyExodusErnest Gold
1960 – MusicalSong Without End (The Story of Franz Liszt)Morris Stoloff / Harry Sukman
1959 – Dramatic / ComedyBen-HurMiklós Rósza
1959 – MusicalPorgy and BessAndré Previn / Ken Darby
1958 – Dramatic / ComedyThe Old Man and the SeaDimitri Tiomkin
1958 – MusicalGigiAndré Previn
1957The Bridge on the River KwaiMalcolm Arnold
1956 – Dramatic / ComedyAround the World in Eighty DaysVictor Young
1956 – MusicalThe King and IAlfred Newman / Ken Darby
1955 – Dramatic / ComedyLove Is a Many-Splendored ThingAlfred Newman
1955 – MusicalOklahoma!Robert Russell Bennett / Jay Blackton / Adolph Deutsch
1954 – Dramatic / ComedyThe High and the MightyDimitri Tiomkin
1954 – MusicalSeven Brides for Seven BrothersAdolph Deutsch / Saul Chaplin
1953 – Dramatic / ComedyLiliBronislau Kaper
1953 – MusicalCall Me MadamAlfred Newman
1952 – Dramatic / ComedyHigh NoonDimitri Tiomkin
1952 – MusicalWith a Song in My HeartAlfred Newman
1951 – Dramatic / ComedyA Place in the SunFranz Waxman
1951 – MusicalAn American in ParisJohnny Green / Saul Chaplin
1950 – Dramatic / ComedySunset BoulevardFranz Waxman
1950 – MusicalAnnie Get Your GunAdolph Deutsch / Roger Edens
1949 – Dramatic / ComedyThe HeiressAaron Copland
1949 – MusicalOn the TownRoger Edens / Lennie Hayton
1948 – Dramatic / ComedyThe Red ShoesBrian Easdale
1948 – MusicalEaster ParadeJohnny Green / Roger Edens
1947 – Dramatic / ComedyA Double LifeMiklós Rósza
1947 – MusicalMother Wore TightsAlfred Newman
1946 – Dramatic / ComedyThe Best Years of Our LivesHugo Friedhofer
1946 – MusicalThe Jolson StoryMorris Stoloff
1945 – Dramatic / ComedySpellboundMiklós Rósza
1945 – MusicalAnchors AweighGeorge Stoll
1944 – Dramatic / ComedySince You Went AwayMax Steiner
1944 – MusicalCover GirlMorris Stoloff / Carmen Dragon
1943 – Dramatic / ComedyThe Song of BernadetteAlfred Newman
1943 – MusicalThis Is the ArmyRay Heindorf
1942 – Dramatic / ComedyNow, VoyagerMax Steiner
1942 – MusicalYankee Doodle DandyRay Heindorf / Heinz Roemheld
1941 – Dramatic / ComedyThe Devil and Daniel Webster (All That Money Can Buy)Bernard Herrmann
1941 – MusicalDumboFrank Churchill / Oliver Wallace
1940 – ScorePinocchioLeigh Harline / Paul J. Smith
1940 – ScoringTin Pan AlleyAlfred Newman
1939 – ScoreThe Wizard of OzHerbert Stothart
1939 – ScoringStagecoachRichard Hageman / W. Franke Harling / John Leipold / Leo Shuken
1938 – ScoreThe Adventures of Robin HoodErich Wolfgang Korngold
1938 – ScoringAlexander’s Ragtime BandAlfred Newman
1937One Hundred Men and a GirlCharles Previn, head of Universal Studio Music Dept.
1936Anthony AdverseErich Wolfgang Korngold
1935The InformerMax Steiner
1934One Night of LoveLouis Silvers, head of Columbia Studio Music Dept.